23.9 C
Osoyoos, BC
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Firefighters have a handle on Princeton-area wildfire

A BC Wildfire team numbering almost 200 is finally having its way with a blaze burning just north of the Town of Princeton. The fire,...

Councillor smouldering after small fire threatens distillery

It's probably a good thing CJ Rhodes is not a bylaw officer. The Osoyoos councillor had tough words for smokers this afternoon — especially those...

Council opts for status quo: rejects collection carts

Unlike their peers in Penticton and Oliver, Osoyoos residents will not have new "yard furniture"...

Collision closes Hwy. 97 near Vaseux Lake

Hwy. 97 is closed near Vaseux Lake as emergency crews work to clean up after a...

Outdoors a no-go? Osoyoos offers indoor fun as well

The South Okanagan is an outdoor adventure and leisure paradise — but even in paradise,...

DPES offers free boarding for wildfire-threatened horses

Bruce Fuller remembers all too well what it feels like when wildfire threatens your property. The...

Transport fire closes Hwy. 97 north of Osoyoos

Rescue crews are mopping up after a section of modular home was destroyed by fire...

Princeton-area fire still ‘out of control’

Penticton Herald staff Special to OsoyoosToday An incident management team arrived Sunday to help get control of...

Preparing for a wildfire threat: is your family ready?

Preparedness Tools Here are some tools made available by PreparedBC to help your family prepare for...

More intense smoke expected from Princeton fire

A wildfire burning just north of the Town of Princeton is giving firefighters everything they...

Air quality and health could be impacted by smoky skies

Residents in communities across Interior Health affected by fires burning and resulting smoky skies should...

RDOS takes closer look at composting options

By Amanda Short Special to OsoyoosToday Truckloads of public feedback were compressed Thursday for local officials, who...

Campfire, fireworks now banned in South Okanagan

If you set aside your matches and kindling and planned to have a campfire this...

Here’s how to keep your cool as it gets warm

It's about to get warm. Well, warmer. The cautions are out across the board as temperatures in...

Wildfire threatening Kaleden; houses reported lost

A small wildfire is currently threatening the community of Kaleden. B.C. Wildfire Service, Kaleden Wildfire Service...

Yes, we were busy, local RCMP say of Canada Day

The large crowd that invaded Osoyoos for the weekend kept local RCMP hopping — especially...

Fireworks promise jam-packs Osoyoos for Canada Day

Andrew Stuckey Publisher For about 45 minutes last night, I sat on the front step and counted...

Oliver Mounties looking for missing woman

Oliver RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing woman. Tracy Lynn CARRIER was...

First flood, now fire: South Okanagan has a new threat

Just like that, the South Okanagan is out of the soaker and into the fryer. Extreme...

Overdose rate climbing in the Okanagan, IHA reports

Interior Health is urging Okanagan residents using or considering using drugs to reconsider in the...
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Oliver men’s good deed: returning a prized pet to her family

An Oliver real estate agent helping a friend Sunday evening ended up doing a much...
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